Australia's most popular suburbs for first-home buyers revealed by the federal ...

The most desirable postcodes for first-home buyers have been revealed - with some surprises.

The federal government's National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation has released data on the popularity of the $500million First Home Loan Deposit Scheme.

Regional centres in south-east Queensland surprisingly had more first-home buyers secure a home loan with a five per cent deposit than the congested outer suburbs of Sydney and Melbourne. 

The most desirable postcodes for first-home buyers have been revealed - with some surprises

The most desirable postcodes for first-home buyers have been revealed - with some surprises

Toowoomba, a Queensland Darling Downs city of 150,000 people west of Brisbane, topped the list by having the most demand during the first six months of 2020 - with 70 loans guaranteed in postcode 4350

Toowoomba, a Queensland Darling Downs city of 150,000 people west of Brisbane, topped the list by having the most demand during the first six months of 2020 - with 70 loans guaranteed in postcode 4350

Toowoomba, a Queensland Darling Downs city of 150,000 people west of Brisbane, topped the list by having the most demand during the first six months of 2020 - with 70 loans guaranteed in postcode 4350.

Ipswich, a satellite city south-west of Brisbane with 350,000 residents, was Australia's second most enthusiastic area for first-time buyers with 56 guarantees.

Mackay, a city in north Queensland with 80,000 residents, scraped into the top ten, with 45 approvals in postcode 4740 - putting it in the same league as a Sydney or Melbourne suburb.

Melbourne was home to five of Australia's top ten postcodes for first-home buyers with Tullamarine near the airport and Broadmeadows in the city's north having 52 approvals in postcode 3064.

Melbourne's west were also popular with first-home buyers with 46 subsidised loans in the Wyndham City Council area, postcode 3029, and another 45 in nearby Werribee, postcode 3030.

Across Port Phillip Bay, the Cardinia and Casey councils each had 49 approvals.

Mackay, a city in north Queensland with 80,000 residents, scraped into the top ten, with 45 approvals in postcode 4740 - putting it in the same league as a Sydney or Melbourne suburb

Mackay, a city in north Queensland with 80,000 residents, scraped into the top ten, with 45 approvals in postcode 4740 - putting it in the same league as a Sydney

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